It’s deceptive to think that new technologies and some innovative thinking will transform government. They are just part of a larger field of changes that need to occur, which I summarise in an infographic.
Two centuries ago there was an allegory doing the rounds of England. A “New Zealander” – meaning a Māori - at some latter date sat drawing the ruins of London. A sign that all great cities and civilisations eventually diminish and others take their place.